University Of Greenwich Nursing

By | 9th June 2017

University Of Greenwich Nursing

Adult Nursing, BSc Hons

  • Number one in London for student satisfaction according to the Complete University Guide 2017.
  • We ensure you will spend 50% of your time in clinical placements experiencing a variety of settings and being assessed by qualified practitioners.
  • We prepare you to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered adult nurse.

Overview

Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is seen as an inspiration around the world. Now you can play a vital part in the welfare of the country.

Our degree offers pre-registration training in the specialist field of adult nursing.

The courses within our degree offer both theoretical and practice learning in a variety of settings. We have excellent links with the NHS and other care providers and will arrange your placements in both hospitals and community settings.

Work placements

Hospital placements could include women’s health, emergency departments, intensive care and outpatients. It can also include operating theatres, coronary care, care of the elderly and cancer care.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside other professionals such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers and pharmacists. As a student nurse you will learn to care for patients of all ages with varying conditions, from short term injuries to long term diseases.

University Of Greenwich Nursing

The changing health needs of society and an aging population mean that as an adult nurse you will be working increasingly in community settings supporting people to stay well and prevent admission to hospital. Community roles include district nursing, practice nursing, walk-in centres and nursing homes.

During your placements, you will be assessed by qualified practitioners. You will learn how to observe patients and assess not only their needs, but also their family’s. From this assessment you will be involved in planning and delivering the care and finally evaluating the results.

You will spend 50% of your time each year in these valuable work placements. Here you will learn the vital importance of communication and team work with other staff members.

Nurses in both hospital and community settings have opportunities to become managers, educators and clinical specialists.

University Of Greenwich Nursing

Registration

Throughout our degree we prepare you to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as registered adult nurses. The degree will ensure you have achieved the outcomes identified in the NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education (NMC 2010) including the standards for competence and the Essential Skills Clusters and the requirement of Directive 2005/36/EC. The intellectual, professional, academic and practical competencies that you will acquire as an adult nursing graduate are informed by the European Tuning Project 2009, 3.2.

Start dates

The BSc Hons Adult Nursing programme begins in September and March at our Avery Hill Campus, and in January at our Medway Campus.

Ranking

Our nursing degrees are ranked:

  • First in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017
  • Within the top 20 nationally for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017
  • Second in London for student satisfaction by the National Student Survey 2017
  • In the top five nationally with an average student satisfaction of 94% by the National Student Survey 2017.

University Of Greenwich Nursing

Children’s Nursing, BSc Hons

The University of Greenwich’s reputation for producing outstanding nurses sets it apart from the others. I am very proud to be a University of Greenwich student nurse and couldn’t thank them enough for supporting and guiding me through my children’s nursing degree. My degree presented many challenges, but many more positive experiences and opportunities and has set me up for my future career.

Claire Young
BSc Hons Children’s Nursing

  • Number 1 in London for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2017
  • If you are looking for a hands-on training experience, we ensure you will spend 50% of your time in work placements being assessed by qualified practitioners
  • We prepare you to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a registered Children’s Nurse.

University Of Greenwich Nursing

Overview

Caring for children is a delicate yet incredibly rewarding practice that requires specialist qualities and skills.

As a children’s or paediatric nurse you will be caring for children and young people up to the age of 18, including children with physical and mental health issues. You will be taught how to work across traditional boundaries within a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team.

During your time with us you will gain a firm understanding children’s rights. Our degree will give you the knowledge and understanding of complex relationships between the personal, socio-economic and cultural influences that impact upon a child’s health and well-being. Throughout your degree, we will train you in the safeguarding of children and young people.

We offer both theory and practice in a variety of institutional and community settings. Nursing and technological competence will be achieved by applying professional knowledge, skills, values and attitudes taught by our expert tutors. It is these values and skills that will help you to empower children, young people and their families in making vital health decisions.

Children’s nursing skills are taught and assessed in our four state-of-the-art laboratories. This ensures you develop competence in a safe, protected environment.

We promote multi-professional and collaborative working, and offer shared learning between nursing and midwifery students.

University Of Greenwich Nursing

Work placements

We have excellent links with the National Health Service (NHS) and other care providers, and will arrange your placements in both hospitals and community settings, including GP practices, with community nurses and health visitors. You will spend 50% of your time each year in these valuable work placements. It is here that you will be assessed by qualified practitioners.

Registration

Throughout your degree we prepare you to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as registered children’s nurses.

The programme will ensure the student has achieved the outcomes identified in the NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education (NMC 2010) including the standards for competence and the Essential Skills Clusters and the requirement of Directive 2005/36/EC. The intellectual, professional, academic and practical competencies that you will acquire as a children’s nursing graduate are informed by the European Tuning Project 2009, 3.2.

Attendance

The BSc Hons Child Nursing programme begins in September and March at our Avery Hill Campus.

Ranking

Our nursing degrees are ranked:

  • First in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017
  • Within the top 20 nationally for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017
  • Second in London for student satisfaction by the National Student Survey 2017
  • In the top five nationally with an average student satisfaction of 94% by the National Student Survey 2017.

MSc Nursing

Subject to approval, from September 2017, we will also offer an MSc Nursing (Children’s Nursing). For further information on our MSc, please email MScNursing@gre.ac.uk.